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June 1, 2017

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As part of any application to impact wetlands, applicants must ensure that a qualified practitioner has assessed all of the wetlands that may be impacted and prepared a Wetland Assessment and Impact Report. This document is meant to provide clear instructions for preparation of this report.


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July 4, 2016

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This guide serves as a manual with instructions and references for using the ABWRET-A methodoloty to assess the relative value of wetlands in the Boreal and Foothills Natural Regions of Alberta. ABWRET-A is a standardized method for rapidly assessing some of the important natural functions of all...


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July 4, 2016

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In the fall of 2013, the Government of Alberta announced a new wetland policy for the province. The goal of the Alberta Wetland Policy is to conserve, restore, protect, and manage Alberta’s wetlands to sustain the benefits they provide to the environment, society and the economy. This two-page...


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June 15, 2016

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In the fall of 2013, the Government of Alberta announced a new wetland policy for the province. The goal of the Alberta Wetland Policy is to conserve, restore, protect, and manage Alberta’s wetlands to sustain the benefits they provide to the environment, society and the economy. This two-page...


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January 29, 2016

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The purpose of these guidelines is to provide land users and their environmental practitioners with an acceptable standardized methodology for assessing the permanence of one or more wetlands on one or more parcels of land. Those water features determined to be permanent are likely to have their...


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June 1, 2015

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Explains how to identify wetlands and delineate their ecological boundaries. The purpose of this directive is to improve accuracy and consistency of wetland boundaries, areas and assessment by providing standardized identification and delineation methods.


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June 1, 2015

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Incorporates and merges information from existing wetland classification systems to provide a holistic classification system for Alberta. The guide is tailored specifically for wetlands in Alberta, providing suites of key indicators that in conjunction will help to classify different wetlands,...


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January 1, 2015

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Summarizes information for residents, communities and businesses about Alberta's wetlands.


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September 1, 2013

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The Alberta Wetland Policy provides the strategic direction and tools required to make informed management decisions in the long-term interest of Albertans. The policy will minimize the loss and degradation of wetlands, while allowing for continued growth and economnic development in the...


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October 1, 2009

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Wetlands: Webbed Feet Not Required is a resource guide that combines a variety of hands-on, interactive activities with inquiry-based learning. Wetlands: Webbed Feet Not Required aligns with curriculum expectations for Grade Five Science Topic E: Wetland Ecosystems. The activities in this guide...